Passage to Union How the Railroads Tranformed American Life 1829-1929 by Sarah H. Gordon

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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Economic history,
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Railway transport industries,
  • Social history,
  • United States,
  • Railroads,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • United States - 20th Century/20s,
  • United States - 20th Century/WWI,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • Economic conditions,
  • History,
  • Social conditions

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8670028M
ISBN 101566631386
ISBN 109781566631389

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